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the better the bigger ♪ ♪ the bigger the better the bigger the better the bigger the better the bigger the better ♪ ♪ one two three four ♪ i can go fast i can go fast oh, oh, oh i can go fast ♪ ♪ the bigger the better the bigger the better the bigger the better the better the bigger ♪ ♪ i can go fast ♪ the bigger the better the bigger the better the bigger the better the bigger the better ♪ ♪ i can go slow i can go slow ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jay: nelly furtado, nice job! that was great. thank you so much. thank you, gentlemen. that was terrific. thank you, guys. i want to thank my guests glenn close, phillip phillips and of course nelly furtado. tomorrow night, general colin powell will be here.
>> jimmy: oh, how you doing, everybody? thank you very much! welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon," everybody. welcome. it's going to be a big show tonight. oh, my god. it's gonna be fun. [ cheers ] good tv. speaking of tv, did you guys see this last night? "american idol" was won by 21-year-old philip phillips. [ cheers and applause ] when asked if he was excited, he was like, "definitely, definitely." [ laughter ] philip phillips. some celebrity news. britney spears is planning to launch a new fragrance called fantasy twist. >> steve: ooh. >> jimmy: fantasy twist? doesn't sound like a fragrance. that sounds like something john travolta gets at the end of a massage. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] oh, you know you like it. come on. that's -- a decent joke. >> steve: oh, boy.
[ as travolta ] >> jimmy: "can i get a fantasy twist --" [ laughter ] ♪ sorry. [ as travolta ] sandy -- sandy, give me a fantasy twist --" [ laughter ] "kenickie -- anyone -- [ laughter ] anyone, give me fantasy twist -- i can't believe this." [ light laughter ] hey, happy birthday to bob dylan, turned 71 years old today! [ cheers and applause ] bobby d! [ applause ] it was weird when he made his wish, god was like, "no clue what he just said. i couldn't understand." [ laughter ] [ imitating bob dylan ] [ laughter ] "nope, nope." in sports news, there were rumors today that shaquille o'neal was interested in becoming the general manager of the orlando magic. that guy has some real balls, and i should know. look at this. there you go right there. that -- [ laughter and applause ] that's a real picture. it's not photoshopped. >> steve: no. [ laughter ] that's real.
>> jimmy: yeah. i was just reading about this. a disney cruise employee is being investigated for stealing a passenger's iphone. yeah. if he's found guilty, he's given a really tough punishment -- eight more years working on that disney cruise. [ laughter ] and finally, this week is the national police dog contest where dogs are tested on their ability to sniff out drugs and explosives. everyone has a great time there except for the volunteer who has to keep stuffing drugs and explosives up his butt. [ laughter ] we have a great show tonight. give it up for the roots, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
>> jimmy: all right! that is stone gossard and shawn smith from the band, brad, right there! hey, guys! [ cheers and applause ] always great to see you. we love when you come by the show. there's brad's new record right there. "united we stand." thanks for being on the show, guys. i appreciate you guys coming back on. [ cheers and applause ] big fan. sounding good, buddy. we have a great show for you tonight. he might just be the biggest movie star in the world. he's back with "men in black 3." will smith is here tonight! [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: come on! >> jimmy: he's a good man. [ cheers and applause ] plus, he's a terrific actor starring in the new miniseries, "hatfields & mccoys." bill paxton is stopping by! [ cheers and applause ] another huge movie star. and we've got music from country superstar ronnie dunn tonight! [ cheers and applause ] brooks & dunn. this is ronnie dunn. [ applause ] he's a good man. first -- you know, the modern world is a hectic place, and
that's why here at "late night" we like to celebrate the things in life that stand the test of time. things that last. things that are permanent. and what's the most permanent thing of all? it's the permanent, a.k.a the perm. that's right, everyone. it's "late night" perm week! here we go. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ it's perm week on the fallon show it's perm week oh my god ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: "late night" perm week. very special week where each day we pick one person from our audience and stylishly perm their hair. tonight's lucky perm recipient is dan erickson. there he is. he looks happy to be here. [ laughter ] dan is 26 years old. he's from wilmette, illinois.
he's graduated from columbia. he's very excited about his new hairdo. it's been a big day for dan. take a look. >> i'm dan erickson. i'm 26 years old, and today i'm getting a perm. i'm hoping the perm is gonna give me a little extra bounce in my step this summer. i'd love to look like gene wilder from willy wonka. >> hey, i'm colin. >> i'm laura. >> we went to school with dan. we're super excited for him to get a perm. >> i'm really looking forward to dan looking like an '80s prom goer. >> it'll help his social life, i think. >> yes, people will buy you drinks. >> i spiked my hair once or twice in high school. this is about as long as i've ever had it. a perm is going to be the boldest haircut i've ever had. ♪ >> jimmy: yeah. [ cheers and applause ] can't wait to see what dan is going to look like. now, dan has been sequestered since he got permed, so he hasn't seen himself yet. and his friends haven't seen him either. this entire process has been cloaked in secrecy. we've got his two college buddies and a childhood friend here. say hello, guys. >> hey. >> jimmy: how's it going? all right, good. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ nice to see you guys. now, don't remove the blindfold until i tell you guys.
this is pretty -- it's going to be pretty crazy. if dan goes for it? >> yeah. yeah, definitely. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah. is the blindfold over your ears as well? is that -- [ laughter ] >> sorry. >> jimmy: no, it's fine. please. all right, here we go. you ready -- you ready for the brand-new, freshly permed dan? [ drumroll ] [ cheers and applause ] here is dan before. and here he is now! dan, come on out! >> jimmy: whoa. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ little spring -- little spring to your step now. yeah, yeah, yeah. [ laughter ] wow. it's almost like a -- like a johnny galecki type of vibe, isn't it? little "big bang" -- very, very good. >> yeah? cool. >> jimmy: yeah, i think so. you guys think he looks good, right? [ cheers and applause ] hey, all right, guys. come on over. hold hands. use the buddy system. use the buddy system. come on over.
and get ready to see the new dan. take off your blindfolds! [ drumroll ] here he is. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ i think they like it. i think they love it. oh, my gosh, she's about to cry. he looks fantastic, right? >> uh-huh. >> jimmy: yeah, really, really good. now, it's now time for the most important reveal of all. dan, are you ready to see yourself? >> i am. [ drumroll ] >> jimmy: take a look, my friend. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ yeah, this is nice. it's like a kenny g -- a kenny g meets, like, one of the dudes from color me badd. is that -- no. no, it's one of the guys from the jets. remember that band? [ laughter ] hey, our thanks to louis licari salon for this wonderful perm. look how happy he is. [ cheers and applause ] every night this week -- it's perm week, everybody. give it up for dan. we'll be right back with more "late night," everybody. come on back. [ cheers and applause ]
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back, everybody. hey, i don't know about you guys, but i love downton -- >> we love you jimmy! >> jimmy: oh, thank you. i love you too. my mom and my sister. [ laughter ] i don't know if you know, i love -- i love "downton abbey." you guys know that show? [ cheers ] i love it. it's a period drama on pbs, about a very proper english family, sort of like an upstairs downstairs type of thing. and we love it around here, which is why i can't believe it took me so long to make this connection, but the way they act on "downton abbey" is pretty much exactly the way we act behind the scenes here at "late night." [ light laughter ]
the british accents, the dramatic looks, the formal outfits, that's what it's like backstage here at studio 6b. it's just like "downton abbey." i think you'll see what i mean in the second episode of "downton sixbey." [ applause ] >> previously, on "downton >> jimmy: there's not a single kardashian joke in the monologue tonight. >> i've got a kardashian joke. >> oh, the cue card pallet, this ought to be good. >> it's just my iron foot, sir. [ ding-dong ] it gets quite heavy. >> jimmy: my wife, norra. my beautiful eldest daughter, lady catherine. my smoking hot youngest daughter, lady amber. and the middle daughter, edith. [ laughter ] the current heir to downton sixby, carson daly, has been in a hot air balloon accident. the next man in line is a very distant relation indeed. >> telegram for you, sir. >> [ bleep ] is this? ♪
♪ ♪ [ grunting noises ] >> all right, people. ahh. let's keep it moving. don't keep his lordship waiting. did you polish the silver? >> yes, sir. >> did you febreeze his lordship's pantaloon? >> i did, sir. >> did you shave lady edith? >> not yet, sir. >> well, snap to it man! the upstairs people are coming and you people need to be downstairs. step lively, people. >> you son of a -- >> five minutes to air me lord. >> jimmy: thank you, o'flannigan. >> eat [ bleep ] [ laughter ]
>> jimmy: not to be outdone, newt gingrich recently announced that he was endorsing the mcrib. i can't have a monologue without a kardashian joke. >> i just found a joke, sir. i must have forgotten to put it in the monologue. >> jimmy: well, for heaven's sakes, man, if a joke is missing, then put it back. [ light laughter ] i heard that recently kim kardashian went to an nba basketball game to find a new boyfriend. next card, next card. but she couldn't get into the arena because her buttocks was too large to fit through the door way. that is quite good. why haven't i seen that joke until now? >> probably because i wrote it, sir. mr. higgins doesn't think a cue card valet should be writing jokes. >> jimmy: well, the sweetest fruit rarely comes from the lowest branch. but in your case, would you rather be a joke consultant?
>> well, since you bring it up, i thought maybe -- >> i do hope i'm interrupting something. >> jimmy: nothing important, mother. something the matter? >> only that the new heir to downton sixbey is arriving any moment along with his mother who i had the displeasure of lunching with several years ago. and how do i say, this and do sound like a lady. she was a bit of a slut. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: well, regardless of who his mother is, questlove is the heir to the downton sixbey. so he must learn the ways of this house. house that i love so much. i hope that i die here. [ light laughter ] >> may i suggest these cufflinks, my lord? >> questlove: i can pick my own damn cufflinks. you won't change me. >> very well, sir. >> would you like to choose your own afro pick, sir? [ laughter ] >> questlove: hmm --
>> very interesting choice, my lord. but, may i suggest this one? it's pearl with a platinum inlet. it was used by sir tito jackson on "the victory tour." >> questlove: hmm. perhaps you're right. >> 'tis my duty, my lord. shall i fluff? >> questlove: yes. please. >> and how bushy would you like it, sir? [ light laughter ] >> quite bushy. [ light laughter ] ♪ ♪ i met my wife ♪ in the town of -- ♪ >> look at what the cat threw up. >> i would watch your tone. you may be speaking to a fellow fine joker. >> it takes more than one kardashian to make a joke, man. >> i can get loads more where that came from. i've got a friend who sells
jokes on the black market. >> well, just remember, [ light laughter ] you can sell them what you bought, them but you won't make a sale of what you sold them, you didn't make. >> what? [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: so, now i will clear my throat. i'm about to speak. everyone is looking at me. good. i know you must all be wondering why i brought you here today. >> isn't it to meet your nephew? the new heir to downton sixbey? >> jimmy: edith, please don't interrupt my speech. but, yes, that is why i brought you all here. due to the tragic hot air balloon accident, which claimed carson daly, downton sixbey must now pass on to my new heir, questlove. >> questlove: i hope that i prove worthy of such an honor. >> jimmy: someday you will inherit downton. the place i love so much. i hope i die here! [ light laughter ] >> well, will your mother be joining us for dinner?
>> questlove: i just received a text-a-gram from her. she should be arriving any moment now. [ light laughter ] >> lady whoopie, my lord. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> questlove: mother whoopie, there you are. i hope your travels weren't too tiring. >> wasn't much of a journey. you know we tape "the view" only a few blocks away. >> yes, is that the noise i heard? i thought someone was strangling a bag of cats. >> jimmy: mother, please. >> it's all right, james. if the downton countess thinks i am to be intimidated, i have one thing to say. bitch, please. [ laughter ] >> well, i guess i could always use a drink. higgins, will you please pour cousin whoopi a glass of wine? >> steve: certainly, my lady. >> jimmy: it's all right. i'll get it, higgins. >> steve: no, no, my lord. i have it.
it is my duty. [ pouring noises ] [ grunting noises ] ahh! yuck! [ gargling noises ] >> mmm. terribly sorry, do you have any white wine? [ laughter ] >> steve: certainly, my lady. >> jimmy: very well. questlove, it might interest you to know that like you, my daughters are also musically inclined. >> questlove: is that right? >> jimmy: yes, lady catherine learned to play the harpsichord. lady amber is a wonderful pianist. and then there is edith, who has her talent. [ drum solo ]
♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> my apologies. you must think i'm terrible. >> questlove: on the contrary. that was quite lovely. >>well, cousin questlove, you know, i'm just such a big fan of hip hop. my favorite is "watch the throne" by kanye west and jay-z. do you like it? >> questlove: yes, i like it very much. >> do you know that song, what is it? something in paris? it is an n-word. it's definitely an n-word. >> jimmy: lady edith, i'm sure he knows the name of it. we don't need to say it out loud. >> it begins with an n. i know what it is.
>> don't say it. >> please don't say it. [ bell ring ] >> well, that just happened. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: never a dull moment around here, i'm afraid. and, like it or not, questlove, you're stuck with us. in fact, the only thing that can save you now is if carson daly himself would walk through that door. >> so sorry i'm late. i guess someone forgot to send me an invitation. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> what the [ bleep ] is this?
[ laughter ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: so much drama here at "late night." stick around everyone, we'll be right back with will smith. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ the new taurus is going to blow people away... starting with the guys who built it. this taurus is pretty serious. i can't believe they're actually going to let me drive it. all right, it's got what? 360 horsepower. 365 horsepower. let's see what that feels like. so this is 365 horsepower. all while delivering really great fuel economy. so we're getting great fuel economy? cuz that's what i'm thinking about right now.
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: our first guest is a grammy-winning performer, academy award-nominated actor, and all-around giant movie star whose films have grossed over $5 billion. wow. his latest, "men in black 3," is in imax 3-d and theaters everywhere tomorrow. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome, will smith!
[ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ >> jimmy: that's the way you do it. that's the way you do it. they love you. will smith! [ cheers and applause ] >> wow! yeah! >> jimmy: that's what i'm talking about. i'm so happy. [ with british accents ] >> i do love that band. >> jimmy: that band -- >> i do love that band. >> jimmy: you should love them, yes. the roots are fantastic, aren't they? >> what's up? [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: they love you, buddy. >> this is great, man. >> jimmy: will, we're giant fans of you. we love you so much. >> man, thank you. >> jimmy: thanks for being on the show. >> i know. it's great. this is my -- i've been here three times, but not on the show. i've been here with jada and willow. >> jimmy: willow is the nicest little girl by the way. >> oh, she is sweet. >> jimmy: the sweetest.
and wrote me a nice -- wrote me -- you raised her great. she's so great. sent me a nice thank you card. thank you, mr. fallon. >> yeah, she's great. >> jimmy: we love her, yeah. well, you -- i haven't seen you in movies for four years. >> i know. almost four years, four years. my first movie in four years. i've been just at home with the family. we did "karate kid" and willow's "whip my hair." we were doing jada's tv show. yeah. >> jimmy: yeah! [ cheers and applause ] >> so, in -- but i don't know. about six or seven months ago -- >> jimmy: yeah. >> you know, i'm in the studio with willow, and i'm like, "hey, baby, you know, why don't you try it like this?" and just so pure and so honest, she looked at me. she said, "daddy, when are you going to work on your own stuff?" [ laughter ] got it. got it. >> jimmy: got to get back to work. all right. yeah. >> time for daddy to go ahead back to work. >> jimmy: but you have -- the whole family is just doing -- they're so successful. it's like a very -- it's like a big family business or something like that. >> yeah. yeah, it's -- i guess probably when i was about 7 years old, 8 years old, somewhere in there, "dallas" -- you remember "dallas," the tv show.
"dallas," right? >> jimmy: oh, of course. yeah, yeah. >> i loved "dallas." right? and i was like, yo, they named the property. it was called southfork, you know? and everybody lived there. the whole family lived there. and everybody would come to breakfast together. and it was sue ellen and bobby and j.r. -- >> jimmy: yeah, yeah, yeah. >> and i was like, "i want to do that one day," you know? [ laughter ] >> jimmy: yeah. >> you know, like, everybody works the family business and -- so in my mind, that's what i have been trying to do. >> jimmy: live in "dallas"? >> i want everybody to live together and just we work together. and it's -- it's going well. it's going well. not quite "dallas," but it's going well. >> jimmy: yeah, well, i just want to remind you that j.r. was shot at the end. >> yeah, that is true. [ laughter ] [ talking over each other ] you don't want to -- yeah, they shot j.r. forgot about that part. >> jimmy: did you -- did you name your place? >> yeah, you know, we call it "her lake." "her lake." i built it, you know, sort of to mirror the love that i feel for my wife, so we called it -- [ audience aws ] >> jimmy: you're a good man. come on. aww. he's so sweet. oh, my gosh. speaking of your house, there's a story i heard about katt williams.
>> oh, yeah, yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: -- coming to visit you. you know the comedian katt williams. >> katt williams, yeah. >> jimmy: so funny. >> no, he -- well, it was my birthday. and like, midnight there's a ring at the bell, right? and, you know, so they buzz up and they say, "will, katt williams is at the door." i was like, "what do you mean katt williams is at the door?" they said, "no, no, he stopped by." >> jimmy: and it's midnight. >> it's midnight. i was like, "well, you know, me and jada's chillin'. can you tell him i'll holler at him later?" [ laughter ] >> jimmy: can't just come to my house at midnight and ring the bell. >> no. so, me and jada are laying there. we're like, you know -- it was like, "how's katt williams going to stop by at midnight?" i said, "no." so, we waited until 4:00 in the morning, and went to his house. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: rang the doorbell? >> rang the doorbell. >> jimmy: hey, buddy, remember us? >> we just sat there for three hours just to say -- >> jimmy: did you really? >> we met his -- his parents were there. everybody got up. >> jimmy: no. >> absolutely. >> jimmy: that is so cool of you guys to do that. i love you guys. super fun. "men in black 3."
>> yes. >> jimmy: i saw it last night. loved it. >> thank you, man. >> jimmy: unbelievable. great job. now, what's happening in this one? do you -- >> all right, so tommy lee jones' character, agent k, gets killed in the past. and my character -- i come to work in the present and nobody knows who agent k is. we find out he got killed in the past, so i time jump back and i try to, you know, prevent the murder. and josh brolin plays -- >> jimmy: oh, he hits a home run in this. >> yeah, he is absolutely -- >> jimmy: it's freaky. >> yeah, it's really -- and it -- just crazy. he's not going to really get the credit for the performance, right? because it's so good, after five minutes, it just goes away and you think you're watching a young tommy lee jones. >> jimmy: that's exactly what i thought. he's doing an impression of tommy lee jones. >> yeah, it's very -- it is absolutely -- >> jimmy: it's spooky. >> and, you know -- and, you know, tommy was -- he was really raving about josh's performance. you know, i mean, it's tommy lee jones. i was, you know, "tommy, what did you think of josh's performance?" and he said, "that josh brolin's a fine actor."
[ laughter ] >> jimmy: tommy lee jones, that is a rave. >> that's a rave! that is a rave, man. that's a rave. >> jimmy: i want to show a clip of you and tommy. this is in the beginning of the movie. "men in black 3." it's awesome. check this out. >> table one hasn't ordered a thing. table three over there just drank his fourth cup of duck sauce. >> hey, the crashed ship from this morning was stolen from -- >> lunar max prison. boris the animal. >> how did you know? >> he always had a taste for spiky bulldog. >> give us a minute, will you, chief? ♪ >> we're in a situation. >> yeah. i'll take the chloropod. you take the terranbe and the hydronian over there. i'll take whoever's in the kitchen and meet you in the street. >> this is a very confusing time in my life. [ scream ] ♪ [ laser sounds ]
[ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: yeah! that's what i'm talking about. so good! more with will smith when we get back! >> yeah! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] tough on sweat. ♪ not on skin. get powerful 48 hour sweat protection plus 1/4 moisturizer technology. only with dove men + care deodorant.
>> jimmy: welcome back. i'm hanging out with the man. >> yeah! >> jimmy: will smith right here, you guys. >> yeah. >> jimmy: aw, we love you, buddy. now, i know you're a history buff. >> yes. >> jimmy: and this studio that we're in right now -- studio 6b -- is full of history. they did -- jack paar was here. "texaco star theater," and they did -- before that, they did a lot of radio shows in this studio. in fact, not many people know this, but our grandfathers actually did a radio show in this studio. >> absolutely. >> jimmy: they were an old-timey jazz duo. >> that's right. it was back in the '20s. >> jimmy: yep. >> they were called "fallon and smith." >> jimmy: yes, that's right. [ light laughter ] >> that's right. >> jimmy: it was your grandfather, will "sunnyside" smith. >> yes. >> jimmy: my grandfather, james "fatty monroe" fallon. [ laughter ] >> right, right, right. >> and this is crazy, but nbc just found long-lost footage of them recording one of their radio shows. >> wow. >> jimmy: and it seems like our grandfathers' songs had a pretty big influence on your music career. >> yeah, that's for sure. that is for sure. >> jimmy: let's take a look. >> okay. [ beeping ]
[ light laughter ] ♪ ♪ did your mother buy you trousers that were so uncool everyone was making fun of you at school ♪ ♪ so to you all the kids all across the land take it from me ♪ ♪ parents just don't understand [ cheers and applause ] >> hot peanuts! [ light laughter ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that is a catchy -- catchy song there. >> i love that one. >> jimmy: that is a good catchy song. >> yes. >> jimmy: that reminded me of your song, "parents just don't understand." >> what part? >> jimmy: the part where he's are saying "parents just don't understand." [ laughter ] >> i don't -- i don't -- i don't see that. >> jimmy: don't see it? no, no, you don't see that, no.
well, here's another one here. this one is -- this one really reminds me of one of your hit songs. look at this. [ beeping ] [ cheers ] ♪ ♪ well the jitterbug dance was really a hit and now everybody's gettin' jiggy with it ♪ ♪ gettin' jiggy to the left gettin' jiggy to the right ♪ ♪ we're gettin' jiggy all day we're gettin' jiggy all night ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> hot peanuts! [ laughter ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
>> jimmy: that one -- that one -- that one seemed a lot like "gettin' jiggy wit it." it's almost like you stole it. [ light laughter ] >> now, "jiggy" was actually a, you know, big dance craze back in the '20s. >> jimmy: oh. >> so, it's, like, mine's a different thing. i don't know what you're poking at. >> jimmy: okay. all right. no, i got you. [ laughter ] i get your point there. all right, well, this last one is the craziest one. [ laughter ] >> sure. >> jimmy: this one never made it to the airwaves. >> right. >> jimmy: it was just too ahead of its time, and it's really weirdly specific. >> okay. >> jimmy: let's roll this. [ cheers and applause ] [ beeping ] [ laughter ] ♪ ♪ the aliens are coming call tommy lee jones get your black glasses and your mind-erase thing ♪ ♪ next thing you know you're going back in back in time to find that guy that played george w. bush ♪ ♪ "men in black 3" coming out may 25th
in the year 2012 ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> really hot peanuts! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: immediately after -- >> yeah. >> jimmy: immediately after that performance, our grandfathers were both institutionalized. >> yeah. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: yeah. >> they were really misunderstood geniuses. [ light laughter ] you know? >> jimmy: this is a great look for both of them. >> yes. you know, it's crazy how we punish genius. >> jimmy: it is crazy. you guys, will smith, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] "men in black 3" is in imax 3-d and theaters everywhere tomorrow! we'll be right back with bill paxton! come on back! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ sometimes, i feel like it's me against my hair.
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"hatfields and mccoys." give it up for our pal, bill paxton! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ the shadows of the night so baby, take my hand it'll be all right ♪ surrender all your dreams to me tonight they'll come true in the end [ cheers and applause ] bill paxton in the house. >> pat benatar, my favorite. jimmy: can't beat pat benatar. no, no, no. absolutely not. bill, it's perm week on our show. >> that's what i heard. >> jimmy: yeah, that's what we all heard. everyone is talking about it. and i went on the internet and i found a nice picture of you. >> oh, boy. >> jimmy: yeah, this is a pretty great one. this is from the movie, "slipstream," i think. >> that's the one. >> jimmy: yeah. look at this guy. [ cheers ] that's a great one. >> yeah. >> jimmy: that's a good one, right? >> i need to get to the gym. >> jimmy: hot peanuts that's good! [ laughter ] hot peanuts, that's what i'm talking about. it's nice seeing will.
he's a good man, right. >> i think this role for him was one of his great roles. so i'm glad to see him reprise it. i remember the first "men in black." as i'm sure everybody does. >> jimmy: yeah. he's funny. >> one of my favorite scenes is with him and linda fiorentino where she is in the morgue and she's trying to tell him that vincent d'onofrio is under the table and she saying, "no, you've got to see it." [ light laughter ] and he's going, "honey, i know you've got this queen of the damned thing going - - bail, bail! slow down, slow down!" she's like "you got to see it!" >> jimmy: he knows how to deliver a joke. >> great, great bit. >> jimmy: both action and comedy. i was saying, too, that you know, that it's the 3-d thing. with "titanic 3-d," by the way. did you see the 3-d version or no? >> i have, yeah. >> jimmy: it's different than when i was growing up with 3-d. because that was all like, "creature from the black lagoon," and like someone would pick up a pool cue and be like -- you know, for no reason at all. >> oh yeah. >> jimmy: it's not like that. it's actually good fun 3-d. and good stuff. i want to talk about "hatfields and mccoys." i'm so excited about this. >> yeah, me too. >> jimmy: this looks good. a good western. you and kevin costner.
do you want to explain what the mini-series -- >> "hatfields and mccoys" the famous feuding families of eastern kentucky and west virginia. they've had a falling out after the civil war. and they are kind of known, they are famous for killing each other. and here we are, a hundred years later, we're still telling the story. they have made a lot of different movies over the years of it. but i got a call from kevin costner that he was going to produce it and star as hatfield and he was looking for somebody to be mccoy. >> jimmy: come on. that's perfect. i mean, bill paxton and kevin costner. i'm there, man. i'm in. i'm there. [ cheers and applause ] it's going to be good. i'm excited about this. you shot this in -- where, you shot this in -- >> romania. yeah. when i called him up on the phone, i said, "hey, it sounds great." he said, "yeah, well, there is one other thing i need to tell you." "what's that?" "we are shooting in romania for four months." and i had never been. it was -- it's a great country. but it's a long time to be away from home. jimmy: why in romania? >> and transylvania. i guess artistically, they thought, you know, nothing would
look like eastern kentucky and west virginia than transylvania. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: this is dracula. dracula is in it as well. >> vampire western. [ talking over each other ] >> jimmy: vampire western, yeah, exactly. i want to show everyone a clip of bill paxton in "hatfields and mccoys." look at the man at work. >> you killed my sons. >> your murderous sons. >> not guilty until proved innocent. men like you who deserved a fair trial. >> i pray you hang. i will supply the lumber for the gallows. and i will tie the knot on your rope and when your neck snaps i will rejoice as you are sent to boil in eternal damnation's hell fire. >> a merry christmas to you, too, sir. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: there you go. that's a good -- that's a good line you got there. very good. >> i'm always the straight guy. >> jimmy: i love it. i love you. bill paxton, you guys! [ cheers and applause ] "hatfields and mccoys." it premieres monday, nine o'clock and runs through wednesday on history! bill paxton everybody!
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: for 20 years, our next guest was half of the most successful duo in country music. tonight he's making his first late night tv appearance as a solo artist to perform the song "how far to waco," from the special edition of his self- titled album, available exclusively at cracker barrel. please welcome ronnie dunn. [ cheers and applause ]
♪ ♪ i pulled out of los angeles at 2:00 a.m. nothin' on the radio ♪ ♪ mariachi band fadin' out and in blacktop in my headlights looks like it has no end ♪ ♪ only thing on my mind is gettin' back to my baby again ♪ ♪ how far to waco two hundred miles to new mexico ♪ ♪ albuquerque by mornin' light six hours to the texas line ♪ ♪ highway miles they go by so slow
she's waitin' down the road from el paso ♪ ♪ how much further do i have to go how far to waco ♪ ♪ stopped at a tucson truck stop coke and a candy bar ♪ ♪ paid for the gas with the last of my cash got back in the car ♪ ♪ i can't wait to hold you my darlin' in my arms ♪ ♪ goin' back to the love of that pretty girl that owns my heart ♪ ♪ how far to waco two hundred miles to new mexico ♪ ♪ albuquerque by mornin' light six hours to the texas line ♪ ♪ highway miles they go by so slow she's waitin' down the road from el paso ♪